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Maurice Mouzon Jr

Maurice, a Baltimore native, says his first passions were football and baseball, but after being introduced to dance, he started formal dance training at the Baltimore School for the Arts at age 14. After graduating, Maurice continued his dance training at Purchase College at State University of New York. He attended summer intensives with Dance Theatre of Harlem, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Miami City Ballet.

  • Hometown: Baltimore, MD
  • Dancing Since: Age 14
  • Seasons with Charlotte Ballet: 3
  • Favorite thing to do on a day off: Hang out with friends and be adventurous 
  • Favorite ballet: Walking Mad, dancing to the Bolero music is so exciting. I can never get enough of it.  
  • lf I weren’t dancing, I’d be: A football or baseball player. 
  • Advice for aspiring dancers: “Never give up, follow your dreams. Dreams do come true.”